Compton Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Compton

El Camino College-Compton Center
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,808 average out-state tuition; $1,104 average in-state tuition
Universal College of Beauty Inc-Compton
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Compton Area Scholarships

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Edison Scholars Program

Edison International

$10,000 December 16, 2020 See Details

Edison Scholars Program

Edison International




December 16, 2020
See Details


Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States, situated south of downtown Los Angeles. Compton is one of the oldest cities in the county and on May 11, 1888, was the eighth city to incorporate. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 96,455. It is known as the "Hub City" due to its geographic centrality in Los Angeles County. Neighborhoods in Compton include Sunny Cove, Leland, Downtown Compton, and Richland Farms. The city is generally a working class city with some middle-class neighborhoods, and is home to a relatively young population, at an average 25 years of age, compared to the American median age of 35 (2010 data).

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